Internship Remote / Telecommute

Technology Interns, Office of Innovation

Washington, D.C.
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Created: December 22, 2013


Two volunteer interns are needed in the Office of Innovation, located in College Park, MD to work approximately 8-12 hours per week. Virtual interns are welcome to work from any location.

Interns are encouraged to work with their educational institutions to obtain course credit for this unpaid internship.

Responsibilities: Tasks the selected candidate will be expected to perform may include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Work to design, develop, test, integrate, support, and document user-facing applications and back-end systems.
  • Support the philosophy of open source, shared, and community-built tools, scripts, and technologies.
  • Support content management policies, process, and workflows, and contribute to the development of new ones.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with, web application and software development and data modeling.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


  • Experience working in the context of a software development methodology.
  • Experience with standard software and web application development tools and programming languages and technologies, including JavaScript, Python, JSON, and Ruby on Rails.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team environment and the ability to interact well with stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of Semantic Web and linked data concepts and technologies.
  • Knowledge of library practices and data formats, including XML, OAI-PMH, MODS, MARC, and Dublin Core.
  • Ability to administer PHP/MySQL applications such as WordPress and Omeka.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods and tools used in electronic data processing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.


  • Demonstrated desire to learn new toolsets and programming languages
  • Working knowledge of version control systems

Only email applications will be considered. Please email documents to the attention of Dannielle Blumenthal at

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